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#Cyber Safety

From TheJournal.ie New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm Online Safety Act

New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton is proposing the establishment of an Online Safety Commissioner.

From TheJournal.ie 80% of 8 to 10-year-olds own a device capable of accessing the internet, and 40% are talking to strangers online Cyber Safety

80% of 8 to 10-year-olds own a device capable of accessing the internet, and 40% are talking to strangers online

Today is Safer Internet Day, with organisations working to raise awareness around how people can be more safe online.

From TheJournal.ie 32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week Cyber Safety

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

From TheJournal.ie Social media sites should find new ways to verify children's ages - report Oireachtas Committee

Social media sites should find new ways to verify children's ages - report

Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram gave statements on their security to the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety? Cyber Safety This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety?

A new resource launched this week seeks to help protect children and teens online.

From TheJournal.ie Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches Operation Ketch

Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches

The searches took place across private residences in 12 counties over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of Think Before You Click

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

From TheJournal.ie Irish modelling agencies warn of fraudsters asking girls for bikini images Cyber Safety

Irish modelling agencies warn of fraudsters asking girls for bikini images

Modelling agencies have stressed that they never request photographs through social media or third party sites.

From TheJournal.ie 5% of children are in everyday contact with a stranger online Cyber Safety

5% of children are in everyday contact with a stranger online

There are calls for parents, educators and the government needed to be doing more to promote a safe internet environment.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over child safety and privacy online Cyber Safety

Concerns raised over child safety and privacy online

A study commissioned by the ISPCC found that one-third of primary school children did not know how to keep their social network account private, while one in six secondary students had met someone in person after meeting them online.